BAE Systems announced Tuesday that it has teamed with Italy’s Iveco defense to compete for the Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle program.
BAE Systems submitted bid to the US Marine Corps for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 competition. Deepak Bazaz, director of new and amphibious vehicles at BAE Systems said, “Our ACV 1.1 proposal offers a mature, cost-effective solution with growth capacity to meet future Marine Corps needs.”
The Marine Corps plans to provide two initial contracts later this year to deliver 16 engineering, manufacturing, and development prototypes.
The US built, non-developmental solution has completed thousands of miles of mobility testing and a full range of amphibious operations. It also has demonstrated the launch and recovery of the vehicle from amphibious ship test platforms.
BAE Systems live fire test demonstrated Rokar Silver Bullet precision guidance kit can transform a standard 155mm artillery shell into a highly accurate munition, the company said in a statement Monday. The systems ability to self-correct in flight greatly increases effectiveness while reducing collateral damage, allowing for more precise engagement in urban environments and against protected targets
BAE Systems has won a $434 million contract from US Army for the integrated night vision and thermal targeting solution, which improves the speed and accuracy of targeting by soldiers. The new offering helps troops to rapidly and covertly acquire targets in all weather and lighting conditions
BAE Systems announced Monday that it has received a $52.9 million modification contract to provide additional canisters for the Mk 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) to the US Navy
Iveco Defence Vehicles (DV) has signed a contract to supply 400 trucks between 2017 and 2021 to the Swiss Armed Forces. The agreement was signed at the powertrain R&D center belonging to Iveco Defence Vehicles CNH Industrial sister brand FPT Industrial in Arbon, Switzerland on May 2, 2017
BAE Systems today has signed a memorandum of understanding with Saab to bid for an Australian combat vehicle program. BAE Systems is the main contractor for Defence program Land 400 Phase 2 Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability with Patria of Finland
A subsidiary of BAE systems has been charged by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for overcharging $20 million in a contract to build 20,000 military trucks for the US Army, Reuters Reported Saturday. Texas based subsidiary, BAE Systems Tactical Systems LP is accused of inflating the cost of parts and materials during contract negotiations with the US army, the department of Justice said on Friday
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